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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • San Diego


Job Id E1972478
Job Title Cables Engineer
Post Date 05/13/2019
Company - Division Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. - Corporate Engineering
Job Area Engineering - Manufacturing/Quality/Other
Location California - San Diego
Job Overview The successful candidate will operate as a member of the Corporate Mechanical Engineering department cables team. Responsibilities include design of cabling systems, creating and updating interconnect diagrams and documentation, creating and maintaining cable assembly bill-of-materials, coordinating initial interconnect material purchases, working with external suppliers to specify cable component and fabrication approaches, and working with internal lab technicians to coordinate and guide first prototype builds. The Cables Engineer will interface with internal staff and outside suppliers in the fast-paced execution of a variety of multi-disciplined projects.
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
Minimum Qualifications 2+ years actively involved in the design of electro-mechanical interconnect systems and cable assemblies.
Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications: Ability to work with hardware teams to develop and improve cable requirements Experience working with mechanical and CAD teams to define optimal placement of system I/O components Experience interfacing with cable assembly manufacturing firms to ensure designs are manufacturable and that quality and assembly requirements are met. Effectively multitasks and meets aggressive schedules in a dynamic environment Ability to interface with overseas team members. Ability to work with component engineers and configuration management to assign part numbers to new connector selections Ability to work with material planners and suppliers to ensure initial interconnect prototypes meet dynamic and demanding project schedule, cost and design requirements Ability to work with prototype lab technicians to fabricate and rework prototype cables Experience with defining electronic system interconnect diagrams Strong knowledge of cable assembly design and documentation practices Understands interconnect performance requirements Experience creating and maintaining interconnect-related bills-of-materials Experience with optimal selection of raw cable, hook up wire, and connectors to meet performance, cost, and lead time requirements Experience with high frequency RF cable assembly design, analysis, and test processes Experience specifying high speed data cable assemblies Experience with power cable assembly design and analysis Performs tasks with minimal supervision Understands project goals and individual contribution toward those goals Effectively communicates with project peers and engineering personnel Working knowledge of Agile configuration management system preferred, including ECO creation Working knowledge of MS Office applications incl Outlook, Visio, PowerPoint, Excel Working knowledge of Pro-E and Pro-E cabling
Education Requirements BSME or BSEE preferred

About the company

Billions, maybe trillions of times a day…

That’s how often people around the world likely grab for their smartphone- and all that incredible stuff a phone can do that keeps people reaching for it multiple times a day- Qualcomm invented the stuff that made that stuff possible.

Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We come from different countries and diverse cultures, speak different languages and offer unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—to lead the way to a new era of intelligent, connected devices.

Qualcomm’s technologies powered the smartphone revolution by connecting the phone to the Internet, and now we are changing everything about everything else. We pioneered 3G and 4G, propelling mobile to the forefront of the technology world, and now, we are leading the way to 5G that will connect billions more. Our products revolutionize industries from automotive and IoT to healthcare and data-centers, and are allowing millions of devices to connect with each other in new ways never imagined.

We've been called dreamers, inventors, rebels, risk takers, pioneers and geeks. We dream big. We invent bigger. Most importantly, we often do what many think is impossible in the name of innovation.

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